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    Default Passcode lockout

    I forgot my passcode for my iPod touch now my IPod touch is disabled how do I reset my passcode or get my old passcode to unlock it
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    Default Passcode lockout

    You can't. You have to reset the phone itself.
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    Default Passcode lockout

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    You can't. You have to reset the phone itself.
    Meaning wipe it and start from scratch, not just reboot.
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    Default Re: Passcode lockout

    Quote Originally Posted by robertk328 View Post
    Meaning wipe it and start from scratch, not just reboot.
    If you have a backup, you can restore from that backup after setting it up as new... no passcode will be set, but you get all your stuff back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    If you have a backup, you can restore from that backup after setting it up as new... no passcode will be set, but you get all your stuff back.
    Good point - thanks for clearing that up
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    Default Re: Passcode lockout

    I dont know what happened but last time this happened to meand it got disabled for an hour so after an hour i turned it of left it of for a while then turned back on and tried my old passcode. It worked I dont know how but it worked
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    Default Re: Passcode lockout

    I think I might need some help too, my iPod touch won't let me get apps unless I fill in my apple iD pass but I don't know it I made a new one but it won't use it what should I do?
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    Default Re: Passcode lockout

    Quote Originally Posted by lani hulu View Post
    I think I might need some help too, my iPod touch won't let me get apps unless I fill in my apple iD pass but I don't know it I made a new one but it won't use it what should I do?
    If you changed it, it's supposed to take the new one, but if it won't take either or you just don't remember you can go to apple site or -->
    And follow the steps to reset your password. They are going to send you a reset email, you just follow the instructions.

    Hope it helps
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    Why do I always have the worst thoughts when I see threads like this. Like we are telling a thief how to use a freshly stolen device. Maybe all the years in retail has soured me on humanity.
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    Default Re: Passcode lockout

    Quote Originally Posted by Rodville View Post
    Why do I always have the worst thoughts when I see threads like this. Like we are telling a thief how to use a freshly stolen device. Maybe all the years in retail has soured me on humanity.
    You could be right, but how do we know for sure?

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